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The latest from our blog

Creamy CA Guacamole

We at CFT love guacamole, but we had never tried creamy guac before now! Up the nutrition factor of traditional guacamole even more with this easy recipe from the California Milk Advisory Board. INGREDIENTS: 1 package (8 Ounces) Real California cream cheese, softened...

June is Dairy Month

Ice cream, yogurt, cheese – wonderful cheese, milk, sour cream…yum-oh…and the list goes on. Not only do dairy cows provide all these delicious foods but these foods provide us with so much nutrition! Milk is the leading food source of nine essential...

Raley’s Field Trips on the Farm – Ms. Herrera

Ag students from Liberty High School in Brentwood got an eye-opening look behind the scenes at Dwelley Farms.  From climbing into the cab of a tractor for the first time, to learning about the myriad technologies used in farming, to discovering agricultural career...

Raley’s Field Trips on the Farm – Ms. Torres

It was a beautiful Brentwood day at First Generation Farmers, where Ms. Torres’ fourth-graders got to enjoy a first hand farming experience.  From wiggly worms, to clucking chickens, to gluttonous goats, the students were immersed in the farming life –...

Raley’s Field Trips on the Farm – Mr. Dix

Mr. Dix’s fourth grade class had acres of fun learning about worms, composting, greenhouses, produce preparation, identifying fruit trees, and edible landscapes. They also got to feed chickens and play with the goats at First Generation Farmers. After the farm...

Beef & Asparagus Pasta

We love celebrating beef this month! Not just because it is good for you…and the land…but because you can make a super quick meal out of it. This pasta dish is a great twist on using ground beef without red sauce or some of the more typical ways to use...

It’s Beef Month!

BEEF Summer BBQs are approaching, camping season is pretty much here, and beef is on the menu! May is officially beef month. This healthy, high protein food is good for you and good for the land – while cattle graze they turn low quality forage and other grasses into...

BDOG 2018 Party

Thank you to our friends at Project R.I.D.E. for hosting another fabulous Big Day of Giving party!  And to everyone who came out, donated, and had fun with our...

Raley’s Field Trip on the Farm – Ms. Griggs

Ms. Griggs’ fourth grade class had a fabulous time learning about composting, greenhouses, produce preparation, identifying fruit trees and of course – playing with chickens and goats at First Generation Farms.  Then they went off to Raley’s for a...

Garlic Lovers Unite!

April is officially garlic month. And why should we care? … California is the nation’s top producer of garlic, that’s why! Also, this month is the famous Gilroy Garlic Festival on April 19, located in the heart of garlic country here in CA....

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